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Web News: Essential maintenance to the National Training Survey Reporting Tool Saturday 9 August

06 August 2014

Advanced notice that the National Training Survey Reporting Tool will be unavailable.

Press Release: Sir Anthony Hooper to undertake GMC whistleblowers review

05 August 2014

The General Medical Council has commissioned the Right Honourable Sir Anthony Hooper to undertake a review of how it deals with doctors who raise concerns in the public interest.

GMC Statement: New Chief Operating Officer appointed by General Medical Council

24 July 2014

The General Medical Council has appointed Susan Goldsmith as its new Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive, it has been announced today.

GMC Statement: GMC announces new Director of Education & Standards

10 July 2014

The General Medical Council has announced that Dr Vicky Osgood is to be its new Director of Education & Standards.

Web News: New blog post: Better care of older people starts with communication and integration

10 July 2014

Professor John Young voices his support for a new GMC resource aimed at helping doctors to provide better care to older people.

Press Release: New resource supports doctors to provide better care for older people

09 July 2014

The GMC has launched a new online resource to support doctors in their day-to-day care of older patients.

Press Release: GMC continues to meet professional standards and innovate

27 June 2014

A review by the independent Professional Standards Authority (PSA) has found that the General Medical Council is meeting all the Standards of Good Regulation.

GMC Statement: GMC committed to new ‘Priorities for Care’ to ensure better care for dying patients

26 June 2014

Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the General Medical Council said:

Press Release: New powers to check doctors’ English skills a ‘milestone’ for patient safety says regulator

25 June 2014

A change in the law today (Wednesday 25 June 2014) giving the General Medical Council new powers to check the English language skills of licenced doctors in the UK, has been hailed as a ‘milestone’ for patient safety by its Chief Executive.

Press Release: Doctors in training say overall satisfaction high but concerns remain

23 June 2014

Doctors in training, who provide much of the NHS's frontline care, are generally satisfied with the support and education they receive, according to a major survey by the General Medical Council (GMC).